ACHE Leadership Development Program Highlights Site Visit with Navvis Healthcare and SSM Health

Members of ACHE-WI Leadership Development Program (LDP) cohort XII were joined by leaders from Navvis Healthcare and SSM Health for a site visit co-hosted by Melissa Schlimgen and Brayden Longnecker with their respective organizations on July 22, 2021.

The hybrid visit began with a Navvis overview and review of Navvis markets, impacts and outcomes. This was followed by an interactive Navvis showcase with Nicole Amling, SVP, Head of Human Resources; Dr. Aman Chawla, SVP and Medical Director of Practice Optimization; Chuck Eberl, Chief Strategy Officer; Dr. Miles Snowden, Chief Growth Officer and EVP of Physician Strategy; and Courtney Fortner, Chief Operations Officer. Leaders joined the group for a panel discussion, and then a practice optimization deep dive followed by Q&A.

The afternoon site visit kicked off with an SSM Health Wisconsin overview by Joyce Zweifel, MBA, FACHE. The group then met with an administrator panel from SSM Health Dean Medical Group, for an engaging discussion with Ben Jarvis, MHSA, Administrator, Surgical Operations; Diona Sheehan, MAPC, Administrator, Clinical Services; Steve Wilkes, MS, PT, Administrator, Clinical Operations; and Tanya Kroll, MBA, Administrator, Women’s Health and Digestive Health. The afternoon continued with an overview of Pharmacy and PBM Operations, with Brent Eberle, MBA, RPh, Senior Vice President & Chief Pharmacy Officer, Navitus; and Mo Kharbat, MBA, BPharm, RPh, BCPS, Regional Vice President, Pharmacy Services, SSM WI. The day was capped off with a tour of St. Mary’s Hospital, led by Craig Sommers, MHA, Vice President of Operations.

Members of LDP cohort XII include co-hosts Melissa Schlimgen and Brayden Longnecker, plus Alyssa Graffy, Jenny Nikolai, Maria Mejia Franco, Sandra Elsen, Zach Ziesemer, Mary Rueth, Jason Mattern and Kyle Landry.